General Topics and Information - Central East

Service: Rest Stations for Extreme Weather Relief, Northumberland County, No Physical Location

Record #: NLD0042
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 03 Aug 2023


Description (Service) When Environment Canada issues an extreme heat or cold alert, rest areas are available to residents for relief from extreme weather conditions. These can include public buildings such as libraries or community centres during regular business hours. Other buildings such as malls or cinemas that have air conditioning/heating could also be used.

Contact your local municipality before visiting as locations and hours may be extended or limited depending on season and conditions * hours subject to change without notice and locations may be closed on holidays.

The following are suggested locations open during normal operating hours:

Town of Cobourg
Warming Station:
  • Overnight Warming Room: St Peter's Anglican Church, 240 College St - Mon-Sun 8 pm-8 am. Nov 30, 2022-Mar 31, 2023
Cooling Station:
  • Victoria Hall Lobby - 55 King St W. Mon- Fri 8 am-5pm, Sat 12 noon-4 pm
  • Cobourg Community Centre - 750 D'Arcy St. Mon- Fri 8 am-7 pm, Sat & Sun 10 am-5 pm. Closed on long weekends
  • Cobourg Public Library - 200 Ontario St. Mon-Wed 12 noon-8 pm, Thu, Fri 10 am-2 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm
Municipality of Port Hope
Designated Heating/Cooling Stations:
Port Hope Public Library, 31 Queen St., open Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-1 pm
Jack Burger Sports Complex, 60 Highland Drive, open Mon-Fri 7 am-9 pm ; Sat, Sun 11:30 am-4 pm
Heat warning alerts will be posted on

Hamilton Township
Bewdley Community Centre - 7060 Lake St. Mon- Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, hours vary during extreme heat alert
Baltimore Recreation Centre - 23 Community Centre Rd. Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, hours vary during extreme heat alert

Township of Cramahe
Colborne Legion - 92 King St E, Colborne. Mon-Sun 1pm-6 pm
Keeler Centre - 80 Division St. Hours as determined during heat warning alerts
Colborne Library - 6 King St W, Colborne
Castleton Library - Castleton Town Hall, 1780 Percy St (small space - limited capacity)

Alnwick/Haldimand Township
Municipal Office - 10836 County Rd 2, Grafton. Mon- Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Roseneath Fire Hall - 9160 County Rd 45, Roseneath. Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Municipality of Brighton
King Edward Park Arena and Community Centre - 75 Elizabeth St. Mon-Fri 8 am- 4 pm
Splash pad - located in King Edward Park (east of Curling club) Elizabeth St. Mon-Sun 10 am-8 pm

Municipality of Trent Hills
Hastings Civic Centre - 6 Albert St E, Hastings
Hastings Library, 6 Albert St E
Campbellford Library, 98 Bridge St E
Warkworth Library, 40 Main St
Visit for library hours

Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit:

Service Details

Hours Hours vary. See description
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Walk in for service
Languages English
Fees none

Address and Location

Address & Map
Coordinates: 44.6073644, -79.4190960
Physical Access Not Applicable

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